I Am Hutterite

The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to reclaim Her Heritage
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.87 hours)
Product Number: Z100124507
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780849949142
Narrator/s: Mary-Ann Kirkby
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
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"Your mother and father are running away,"said a voice piercing the warm air.I froze and turned toward home.To a Hutterite, nothing is more shamefulthan that word, running away, Weglaufen..." In 1969, Ann-Marie's parents did the unthinkable. They left a Hutterite colony inCanada with seven children, and little else, to start a new life. Overnight, the familywas thrust into a society they did not understand and which knew little of theirunique culture. The transition was overwhelming.Desperate to be accepted, ten-year-old Ann-Marie was forced to deny her heritagein order to fit in with her peers. I Am Hutterite chronicles her quest to reinventherself as she comes to terms with the painful circumstances that led her family toleave community life.Rich with memorable characters and vivid descriptions, this ground-breaking narrativeshines a light on intolerance, illuminating the simple truth that beneath everyhuman exterior beats a heart longing for understanding and acceptance. "A superb memoir...?his has the makings of a prairie classic." -AWARD JURY, SASK BOOK AWARDS "Honest, strong, clear, direct, it opens the door on what has beenfor so many of us a completely closed world." -WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

Author(s): Mary-Ann Kirkby
Original Publish Date: May 03, 2010

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Author(s): Mary-Ann Kirkby
Product Number EB00458640
Released: Jul 16, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: #9781418560324

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